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Crisis Services: Meeting Needs, Saving Lives
Published: December 2020The book is composed of SAMHSA’s “National Guidelines for Behavioral Health Crisis Care: Best Practice Toolkit” and related papers on crisis services. The toolkit reflects relevant clinical and health services research, review of top national program practices and replicable approaches that support best practice implementation. The related papers address key issues relevant to crisis services, homelessness, technology advances, substance use, legal issues impacting crisis services, financing crisis care, diverse populations, children and adolescents, rural and frontier areas, and the role of law enforcement.
Advisory: Peer Support Services in Crisis Care
Analyses of MAX Claims: SAMHSA Fee-for-Service Spending Estimates, Medicare-Medicaid Enrollee Analysis, and Managed Care Summary
The Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances
Published: March 2015This report presents 2012 to 2013 findings from a federally funded program that supports community-based mental health services for children experiencing serious emotional disturbances. It describes the system of care approach, service characteristics and use, and child outcomes.
Behavioral Health Treatment Needs Assessment Toolkit for States
Behavioral Health Spending & Use Accounts, 2006-2015
Published: February 2019This report provides updated estimates of mental health and substance use disorder spending by payment source and provider, setting, payer and specialty type. The report highlights spending on behavioral health by private insurers, Medicaid and Medicare as well as other payers.
Funding and Characteristics of Single State Agencies for Substance Abuse Services and State Mental Health Agencies, 2015
Published: September 2017This report highlights the structure, responsibilities, policies, services, and financing of single-state agencies and state mental health agencies. The report includes discussion of efforts to integrate physical and behavioral health and efforts by state agencies to address opioid abuse and misuse.
Behavioral Health, United States, 2012
Ending Conversion Therapy: Supporting and Affirming LGBTQ Youth
A Provider's Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals
Published: August 2012This manual informs clinicians and administrators about substance use disorder treatment approaches that are sensitive to patients among the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population. It covers cultural, clinical, health, administrative, and legal issues as well as alliance building.